Hiring Caregivers in New Jersey

Maximizing comfort for aging seniors is an important goal. Even when illness or other issues affect you in later years, you can still receive care within the comfort of your home with assistance from a certified home health aide (CHHA). A national survey conducted last year showed that as many as 9 out of 10 adults above the age of 50 across all demographics and health categories prefer to remain at home and [...]

By |2022-08-26T13:47:27-04:00February 10th, 2022|Home Care, Senior Care|

A Focused Approach to Dementia Care

Home to Stay has always strived to deliver the highest level of care possible to all of our clients, however caring for an individual with dementia can be challenging and, at times, overwhelming. Dementia care is complex and often encompasses a large variety of behaviors and emotions. In the past, we have found many of our caregivers struggling to meet the needs of the people they are working with. As a result, [...]

By |2022-08-26T14:49:13-04:00February 8th, 2022|Dementia, Senior Care|

Navigating Alzheimer’s Care Monmouth County, NJ

Trying to navigate Alzheimer’s care in Monmouth County, NJ can be overwhelming, especially when COVID related restrictions and limitations are still in place. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of dementia and Alzheimer’s related deaths in the US has gone up by 16%. At present, over six million Americans are living with this condition, and the number is projected to increase to 13 million by 2050. One in three seniors in the [...]

By |2022-04-25T13:05:21-04:00January 10th, 2022|Senior Care|

Winter Preparation for Seniors

Preparing Seniors for Cold Weather The winter season is right around the corner – with this comes inclement cold weather conditions that can disrupt daily life, especially for seniors. Depending on where you live, it could be only a matter of a few weeks until you start experiencing full-on winter weather, including very low temperatures, snow, and ice. These weather conditions could be a major hazard for you, your elderly loved ones, and [...]

By |2022-04-25T13:05:17-04:00December 20th, 2021|Home Care, Senior Care|

Senior Care For Dementia in Ocean County, NJ

Caring for Seniors with Dementia Dementia is a progressive disease, which will require increased care over time. As a caregiver, it can be daunting for you to provide the right kind of senior dementia care that your loved one needs. With professional support from Home to Stay Senior Care Services, you can handle the practical challenges that are associated with elderly dementia care. All of our caregivers working with our dementia clients are [...]

By |2022-04-25T13:05:15-04:00December 10th, 2021|Dementia, Senior Care|

A Lookback at 2021 and What the Future Holds

Goodbye 2021, it was an interesting year for all of us.  The coronavirus was still very much with us throughout 2021 and it does not look like it is going away anytime soon.  A Lookback at 2021 We at Home to Stay have been affected by COVID on multiple fronts, most tragically with the loss of clients that have fallen ill to the virus. I have distinct memories of our clients and [...]

By |2022-08-26T14:49:29-04:00December 7th, 2021|Home Care, Senior Care|

Rothkoff Symposium Wrap-up

Rothkoff's 4th Annual Elder Care Symposium  Home To Stay had the opportunity to attend and participate in the Rothkoff Law Firm's 4th Annual Elder Care Symposium. It was a virtual event held on Thursday, October 21st, that was full of useful information and engaging speakers. Event Wrap-Up The keynote address was given by Dr. Jason Karlawish, who is the co-director of the Penn Memory Center.  Dr. Karlawish recently published a book titled The [...]

By |2022-04-25T14:30:40-04:00October 22nd, 2021|Senior Care|

The Benefits of Hiring Geriatric Care Managers

October marks the start of Long-Term Care Planning Month When I think of long-term care planning, the first thing that comes to mind are geriatric care managers (GCMs). Geriatric Care Managers are mainly social workers or licensed nurses who help identify your family’s needs and how to meet those needs. These trained professionals play an extremely vital role in long-term care planning. A good analogy to describe how families can work together with [...]

By |2022-04-25T15:27:29-04:00October 5th, 2021|Home Care, Senior Care|

Home To Stay University is BACK

Home To Stay University We are excited to announce that Home To Stay University will be returning! At Home To Stay University, we trained our own home health aides, and it was a wonderful way to start a relationship with our caregivers. It enabled us the opportunity to choose which caregivers we wanted for our agency and more importantly - which ones we did not want. Still being in the grip of a [...]

By |2022-04-25T15:44:40-04:00September 7th, 2021|Dementia, Senior Care|

Being a Caregiver Starts with You

Assuming the role of caretaker for a family member with Alzheimer’s is no easy task. As you may have heard before, the condition of individuals diagnosed with dementia progressively worsens over time, which only adds to the caregivers’ responsibilities. What many caregivers often forget is that they don’t have to do it alone – taking the time for caregiver self-care can improve the well-being of both caregiver and those affected by dementia or [...]

By |2022-02-28T13:08:25-05:00September 1st, 2021|Senior Care|
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